As a writer, I regularly find it necessary to create new words and occasionally to redefine existing ones. I have done this in my academic writing, creative writing, and online writing. I believe w…
I like these examples about paying attention to the suffix of words.
“people are not “poor” – they are classed or classized as poor”
People are not slaves – they are enslaved.
Saying that people are slaves puts the burden on the enslaved, as if they have a choice in the matter. Saying they are enslaved puts the burden on the enslaver, saying that they have a choice to not enslave.
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